2011 MLS Draft: Perry Kitchen's Idol Is Eddie Pope

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One of my favorite players was Eddie Pope. He’s actually the reason I wore No. 23.

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Good answer, Perry. That’ll immediately allow you to identify with the rapid D.C. United faithful. It’s almost as if you … planned it out. GASP!

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You know what else will probably get the D.C. United faithful to get excited about Kitchen? Coach Ben Olsen saying that he would have picked Kitchen at No. 1 if the team had that pick. Instead, they got him at No. 3. Good deal.

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(via SB Nation’s D.C. United blog Black and Red United).

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